Dr. Pedro Valdes, MD

Dr. Pedro Valdes, MD

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Thoracic Surgery  ·  
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75 y/o
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Dr. Pedro Valdes, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Anchorage, AK and has been practicing for 39 years. He specializes in thoracic surgery.

Alaska Cardiothoracic Surgery

2741 Debarr Rd Ste 416

Anchorage, AK 99508
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Dr. Valdes' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Valdes treats Heart Disease more than 53% of his peers

Dr. Valdes treats this condition more than 53% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Valdes treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 50% of his peers

Dr. Valdes treats this condition more than 50% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Vascular Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Valdes treats Vascular Disease more than 50% of his peers

Dr. Valdes treats this condition more than 50% of his peers

Dr. Valdes' conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Thymectomy
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Secondary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Pedro Valdes, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Anchorage, AK and has been practicing for 39 years. He specializes in thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

U Chile Med Sch
Internship Hospital
1980
Huntington Meml Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
1977
Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1976
Mt Auburn Hosp
Residency Hospital
1974
U Chile Med Sch
Residency Hospital
1968
U Chile Santiago
Medical School
1980
1977
1976
1974
1968

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Dr. Valdes' Reviews

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4.5

Based on 8 reviews

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1 Star
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I was very impressed with Dr. Valdes and his staff. They answered any questions or concerns promptly and I felt that my surgery and recovery were better than I had anticipated. I had my aortic valve replaced in March 2017 and my recovery is already at 100%.
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He saved my husbands life, what more is there to say. He was consulted after an angiogram failed to offer any help. He opened up his scheduled and performed surgery on my husband, 5-bypass. He has the best bedside manner and is very thorough in his explanation. He listened to my husband and his...Read More
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My husband was under the care of Dr. Valdes for emergency open heart / Quadruple bypass. Not only did the good doctor save his life but, his bedside manner and obvious concern or my husband were above and beyond any care I have ever witnessed. I can never fully express or thank him for the...Read More
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